From New York’s sweltering sidewalks to Brazil’s sandy beaches, there’s no sandal that signals summer quite like the flip-flop. But are these no-fuss flats as harmless as they seem?
Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our metabolic rate, but there are also ways to independently control its speed.
Are leftovers the next Facebook? It could happen if Shareyourmeal, a leftover-exchange social media site that aims to reduce food waste and bring neighbors together, keeps growing.
Remember Lay’s Potato Chips’ classic slogan “Bet you can’t have just one” and Pringles’ “Once you pop, you can’t stop”? They’re fun, sure, but for so-called food addicts, those taglines might mean more than just a catchy advertising scheme.
Turns out, the magical stuff also has some neat uses for the health- and fitness- inclined. Here, we’ve rounded up 15 of them.
From the legendary story of Marie Antoinette’s hair turning white overnight to the press coverage of Obama’s graying temples, the link between stress and gray hair has been a longtime concern.
Almost everyone has a friend with a hollow leg. You know, that guy or girl who eats tons, never exercises, and somehow (infuriatingly) stays thinner than a clean eater, a vegan, or a paleo fiend? A new study on mice says it’s all about the (skinny) genes.
Wish those workouts didn’t seem to last forever? Research actually shows that people enjoy exercise more than they think they will.
Sleep. Many of us would like to know how to get more of it, do it better, and make it easier. And for good reason: The average person spends more than a third of their life catching Zzs.
Would you unwrap a bar of chocolate that looks and tastes like chocolate, while claiming to be a heck of a lot less fattening?